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Starting in 2018: Educational Activities—Not a Credential—Will Earn CE

Until now, ARRT has allowed R.T.s to use newly earned credentials to satisfy their biennial CE requirements. We’ve changed this rule for R.T.s whose biennia start on or after Jan. 1, 2018. Learn more.

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Report Ethics Violations in 30 Days

If you violate one of ARRT’s Rules of Ethics, you must let us know within 30 days of the event or at your annual renewal, whichever comes first.

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UNDER ETHICS REVIEW? YOU MAY STILL SCHEDULE, TAKE ARRT EXAMS

​Under a new policy, you may now schedule and sit for ARRT exams—even if you’re under an ARRT ethics review.

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ETHICS REVIEWS RARELY RESULT IN REVOCATIONS

ARRT investigated nearly 2,000 ethics violations in 2016, and only 36 cases (2 percent) resulted in revocation. ​If you think you’ve committed an ethics violation, be sure to let us know. It’s much better to report an issue than to try to hide it. Learn more.

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ARRT CODE OF ETHICS POSTER AVAILABLE ONLINE

ARRT’s Code of Ethics is one of our profession’s most important documents. It outlines the professional behaviors to which imaging and radiation therapy professionals aspire.

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ARRT, SMRT, and ASRT Foundation Announce 2017 Grant Winners

Each year, The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) funds scholarships to help people further their educations in medical imaging, interventional procedures, and radiation therapy. Jackie Sondrol, R.T. (R)(CT)(MR)(ARRT)—pictured here—recently received a professional development grant from ARRT in partnership with the Society for MR Radiographers & Technologists (SMRT). Learn more about our scholarships and other recent winners.

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ARRT Supports Sonography at SDMS Conference

At the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists, we’re pleased to support the technologists who are certified and registered with us. Most recently, we participated in the annual conference of the Society for Diagnostic Medical Sonography, an event for sonographers, students, and other health-care providers who use sonography.

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Hurricanes: Message to Affected R.T.s and Candidates

In the wake of this season's hurricanes, ARRT staff recognize that conducting normal business—such as managing your annual renewal or sitting for an exam—may be difficult if not impossible.

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Hurricane Harvey: Message to Affected R.T.s and Candidates

In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, ARRT staff recognize that conducting normal business—such as managing your annual renewal or sitting for an exam—may be difficult if not impossible. If you live in a FEMA-disaster county or other affected area, ARRT is committed to working with you to resolve your exam, certification, and registration needs.

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Updated Industry Standards for the Prevention of Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders in Sonography

The Industry Standards for the Prevention of Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders in Sonography is the work product of a 2016 Consensus Conference on Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders involving 26 sonography-related professional organizations, accreditation bodies, and manufacturers.

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